Die Cut Stencils and Layered Modeling Paste

Sunday, June 2, 2013

 
Here's another experiment with modeling paste.
I wanted to know how the paste would look if I layered it and if
 I've learned anything from Donna Downey it's that when you say,
 "What if...?" then you should go for it!
I created my own stencils using my dies.
First I mixed up the green and applied that using my leaf stencil.
I had to let it dry completely before adding my next color so it was the perfect project to work on while I cleaned the house.
When it was dry I mixed up and added the light yellow flowers, then the orange flowers, then finally the red berries/flower centers.

 
I love the overall look, but had hoped the layers would have been a little bit more opaque.
That could probably be remedied by using  a different medium for tinting the paste.
The paper got all wavy as the paste dried, so I went with it and distressed the edges with an xacto knife to add to the not-so-perfect look.  I had also hoped to get those red dots more separated, but because I was placing the stencil on an uneven surface {the flower} all three dots sort of smooshed together.  After I accepted the imperfection :) I kinda liked it anyway

 
All in all I like the look and it was a lot of fun to do!
 
 
See you later.
Have a great Sunday!





Cardstock: PTI White, Harvest Gold
Stamps: PTI Pretty Peonies
Ink: PTI Orange Zest, Summer Sunrise, Pure Poppy, Harvest Gold, Spring Moss, Simply Chartreuse, Versafine Onyx
Dies: PTI Beautiful Blooms II, Turning a New Leaf
Other: Hole Punch, Modeling Paste, Pearls, Black Copic Marker

18 comments :

  1. Oh, wow, this is so cool! I love seeing the new things you've been experimenting with lately, Kara! It's very inspiring!

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  2. Another great post Kara. I like the layered look you've achieved here and all the creative experimenting you've been doing lately too. I am curious, if you've tried using the paste on a nonstick sheet, and if you can transfer an element to paper after it dries?

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  3. Okay...super cool idea! I love how this turned out. I just might have to give this a try.

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  4. Very cool. What will you come up with next?

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  5. This is cool. It looks edible. Lenae

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  6. You're so full of adventure! Love your experiment, it turned out so cool!

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  7. What a cool technique! Love how it turned out- Irma

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  8. Love seeing the new techniques you try out! This one tried out great too!

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  9. That would be 'turned' out great!!!

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  10. That's cool, love the effect

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  11. Love watching your experiments Kara - I want to touch these flowers the texture looks so cool - can't wait to see what you do next!

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  12. Wow!I have never seen anything like this before! This is amazing!!!!! I want to touch the flowers so feel the texture too!!!!

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  13. LOVING THIS FUN CARD!! Such a NEAT look and a FUN design!! ;) THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! ;)

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  14. what a neat idea! And I've been saving some plastic packaging for something... now I know what to do.

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  15. This is gorgeous!!!
    Those "berry centers"...I had to keep looking because I was really wondering if you used berries to get the coloring like that...
    it's so lifelike!
    I love all your experimenting...
    especially with results like this!
    My experiments sometimes involve the fire department and/or police...
    possibly even HAZMAT :(

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  16. Way to stretch your stash, my dear! Really love the texture!

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  17. Fab technique. If you hadn't said I would have thought this was how it was meant to be! TFS

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